гель от прыщейAmong various creams, gels, sticks and other tools for problem skin gel for acne, perhaps one of the most popular. The gel provides a softer and gentler effect on the skin, easy to apply, absorbs quickly and is suitable for treatment of extensive areas.


The gel from acne with benzoyl peroxide

Gel with benzoyl peroxide is one of the most efficient remedies against acne, you can buy the gels with different concentration of active substance in solutions with 2.5%, 5% and 10% benzoyl peroxide. However, despite the clinically proven effectiveness, many people suffering from acne, with caution, treat the gel with benzoyl peroxide. First, benzoyl peroxide is a chemical ingredient and not the most soft and safe, it is the aggressiveness of the active component often leads to the appearance of rather serious side effects. People with sensitive skin more than others at risk to feel the negative effects of the use of gels with benzoyl peroxide. After applying the gel, many complain of severe skin irritation, redness, feeling a strong burning sensation and flaking skin. Second, benzoyl peroxide can cause severe allergic reactions that are accompanied by skin irritation, itching, swelling, rash.

In addition, scientists believe that benzoyl peroxide during long-term use may increase the risk of serious of skin diseases, including skin cancer.

Considering all the above, gels with a content of benzoyl peroxide does not cause a special motivation for their use, although in particularly acute forms of acne benzoyl peroxide really shows good results.


Gels from acne with retinol

According to the results of studies of Vitamin And quite effective against acne outbreaks, are often people with problem skin have noted a lack in the body, and the use of gel against acne derivative of vitamin A is accompanied by a significant improvement in the condition of skin with acne.

Under all forms of acne, doctors recommend enrich your diet products with vitamin A or supplementation with this vitamin. Retinol, which composition gels for acne. penetrates the blood, thereby impacting the pathogens, the result is a consequence of the improved condition of the skin and decreases the probability of the emergence of new pimples.

In some cases, before applying the gel with retinol doctors recommend to take a course of antibiotics in order to neutralize bacteria; however, significant clinical evidence that antibiotics increase the effectiveness of retinol gel, does not exist.

Despite the fact that retinol has a natural origin, the use of gels with vitamins And can also cause the above mentioned side effects, very similar to adverse reactions to benzoyl peroxide: skin irritation, redness, peeling and so on. Retinol to a certain extent, increases the skin’s sensitivity to sunlight and may not adequately interact with other ingredients of cosmetics and medicines.


Gels for acne with salicylic acid

Originally salicylic acid was obtained from white willow bark, a plant known for its healing properties. Nowadays salicylic acid is synthesized in the laboratory. Salicylic acid cleans pores, eliminating sebum and dirt, and this is very important in the treatment and prevention of acne, because clogged pores are a breeding ground for bacteria. Performing a “sanitary function”, salicylic acid and thereby prevents the formation of post-acne scarring and stimulates cell rejuvenation processes.

Despite similar to benzoyl peroxide prophylactic and therapeutic properties, salicylic acid has some very important differences. Salicylic acid is recommended for treatment and prevention of so-called black spots, lying as benzoyl peroxide used in acne white. Side effects of gels with the content “salicylici” look typical of most zit active ingredients: redness, rash, peeling, burning feeling, itching, in rare cases, salicylic acid may cause a severe allergic reaction until the nausea and vomiting.


Gel for acne with tea tree oil

Tea tree oil is especially popular with fans of natural and organic cosmetics. Many people prefer gels with tea tree oil for the reason that if similar to benzoyl peroxide effect, tea tree does not have such a corrosive effect on inflamed skin and is not accompanied by severe side effects. However, that benzoyl peroxide has a more profound antibacterial detsva, therefore, in acute forms of acne gels with benzoyl peroxide are more preferred alternative.

Tea tree oil is a dietary Supplement and ingestion can cause toxic reactions. In homemade cosmetics and remedies with tea tree oil dilute with water. As with all products for oily skin, tea tree oil can cause allergic reactions. Despite the fact that tea tree oil is a natural ingredient, it should be treated as a medical drug. It is not recommended to combine gel with tea tree extract with products containing benzoyl peroxide. The effectiveness of the treatment such combination will not increase, but may lead to deterioration of the skin and the appearance of new pimples.


Gels for acne with antibiotics

For the treatment and prevention of acne antibiotics are prescribed for both internal and external use. Side effects of antibiotics for local (external) application is much softer than when using antibiotics orally, as in the first case the antibiotics in much smaller amounts enter the blood stream.

The antibiotic gels for acne do not always work as well as antibiotics that fall inside. In the gels, these substances can decrease inflammation, but it does not affect the growth of bacteria, and in some gels the antibiotics do reduce the bacterial growth only in the area of the face, when it’s not affecting the body as a whole.

Despite the different mechanism of action, antibiotic gels may be accompanied by conditions similar to reactions to benzoyl peroxide.

By purchasing gel from acne, carefully read the ingredients mentioned on the packaging if you are unsure of the safety or security of any component seek the advice of a dermatologist.

Most acne gels contain enough aggressive components that can make acne even more noticeable, even though the product is aimed at fighting bacteria. Hydroquinone, also often included in gels for problem skin can provoke the appearance of black or bluish spots in those places where before there were brown spots.

Zit means in the form of gels really help improve the condition of the skin with early forms of acne. Side effects of active components of such gels appear quite rarely, the main thing is to find a treatment designed for your skin type and find the gel with the “right” concentration of medical-preventive component.

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